Romanticism of Mental Trauma

NO, I CAN’T STAND A DISTORTED LINE…I HAVE OCD. DAMN! SHE IS NOT REPLYING TO MY TEXT…IT’S SO DEPRESSING. THE RELATIVES ARE GOING TO BE HOME TONIGHT…AND IT’S GIVING ME ANXIETY. One often thinks that having a mental illness or processing a trauma would make one special and different. Until it all becomes real. The […]

Metaphysical Poetry

Let’s have a look at a genre of poetry that comprises profound subjects like spirituality, religion, a philosophical concept dealing with a highly intellectual form of poetry that presents the world to its readers in a unique way marked by bold and ingenious conceits, incongruous imagery, complexity and subtlety of thought, frequent use of paradox, […]

Racism and Its Effect on Mental Health

Injustice in the “justice system”. Ed Johnson, a young black African American man, was murdered by a lynch mob in his hometown of Chattanooga, Tennessee, on March 19, 1906. He had been sentenced to death for the rape of Nevada Taylor, but a stay of execution had been given by Justice John Marshall Harlan of […]

The Making of a Narcissist

Let’s start with the story of Echo and Narcissus, which is a myth from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, an Augustan Age Roman mythical epic. The myth of the mountain nymph Echo was introduced into the story of Narcissus, the lovely young man who rejected Echo and fell in love with his reflection and dies wasting away before […]

Representation And Memory

The description or portrayal of an event in a particular way is its representation. people create representations to help them make sense of situations, diagrams, illustrations, instructions, problems, and solutions. And the way an event is represented to us gets registered in our memory. memory as a social construct is always as much about the […]

Equality versus Equity

Equality vs Equity

EQUALITY VERSUS EQUITY Have you ever felt that even though we may have equal opportunities and chances some find it difficult to attain and have to work a little too hard for the same achievement, and some can go along with the flow and reach out to chances faster? It’s because of the difference in […]

Body image, Self Esteem and Influence of Society

Body Shaming, Self Esteem

“ That when a girl walks in with an itty bitty waist…,”“Size zero…,”“Lean is in…,” The ideal image of a body perceived through media, is propagated and instilled in our veins and brains. The ideal body shapes and sizes are all over, the pop-ups of self-proclaimed influencers on Instagram or billionaire super models claiming the […]